The Stevenson Center is committed to increasing diversity in our programs. Candidates who can contribute to the university’s climate of diversity and inclusivity are especially welcomed and encouraged to apply.
Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students receive a 100% tuition waiver, graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, '17)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
Tune in as Fellows report on curriculum, professional practice, advice for applicants, and more!
The Stevenson Center's newest Peace Corps Fellows are arriving on campus. These students will pursue master's degrees in anthropology, applied economics, kinesiology and recreation, political science, or sociology, with an emphasis on community and economic development. Two of the incoming Peace Corps Fellows bring unique experiences to Illinois State. Read more
The Stevenson Center will soon welcome a new class of graduate students pursuing degrees in applied economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, or kinesiology and recreation with a sequence in applied community and economic development. Read more
Stevenson Center graduate students had a productive academic year. Offering interdisciplinary, applied master's programs for Peace Corps Fellows and Applied Community and Economic Development Fellows, the Stevenson Center prepares students for successful careers in community and economic development. Read more